Group A Public Art Fund Website Redesign     DEHNK Design  5. 5. 10.
<ul><ul><li>In class-meeting with Public Art Fund </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Projected Goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><l...
User Needs <ul><ul><ul><li>Adrianna Evans, Art Enthusiast:   </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ I heard about this proj...
User Needs Jeffrey King, Researcher: “ My work on Liz Craft’s catalog raisonne is nearly complete, but I need information ...
Comparative Websites
 
 
Finding Archived Art
 
 
 
 
 
 
Or maybe a Talk...
 
 
 
 
How to visit a project?
 
 
Translating text to image
 
 
 
Testing the Redesign
Their responses...  <ul><ul><li>Arianna: “The Visit Art Now! button makes it so easy to immediately figure out where the a...
 
Meeting User Needs <ul><ul><li>Fun, visual site with engaging interaction design  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consistent na...
Easy Site Management  <ul><ul><li>All pages are variants of five unique templates that we have created </li></ul></ul><ul>...
<ul><ul><li>Site functions as a  home  for patrons, bringing projects together under one roof </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E...
DEHNK you very much.
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Information Architecture: Design Project

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This presentation was created for a group class project in Spring 2010. It outlines our proposed redesign of the navigation and user interface of a client's website.

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Information Architecture: Design Project

  1. 1. Group A Public Art Fund Website Redesign   DEHNK Design 5. 5. 10.
  2. 2. <ul><ul><li>In class-meeting with Public Art Fund </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Projected Goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Image-oriented </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In line with the mission statement </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A &quot;home&quot; for the organization   </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Easily maintained once established </li></ul></ul></ul>&quot;...the Public Art Fund provides a unique platform for an unparalleled public encounter with the art of our time&quot;
  3. 3. User Needs <ul><ul><ul><li>Adrianna Evans, Art Enthusiast:  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ I heard about this project called Waterfalls on NPR.  Where can I find it?&quot;  </li></ul></ul></ul>Michelle DuPont, Journalist:  “ My deadline is tomorrow, and I need to find a project with great images and a good story.”
  4. 4. User Needs Jeffrey King, Researcher: “ My work on Liz Craft’s catalog raisonne is nearly complete, but I need information on her PAF piece before I can send this to my editors.&quot; Susan Todd, Potential Donor: “ I want to donate my time and money with confidence, and feel like I’m making a difference.”
  5. 5. Comparative Websites
  6. 8. Finding Archived Art
  7. 15. Or maybe a Talk...
  8. 20. How to visit a project?
  9. 23. Translating text to image
  10. 27. Testing the Redesign
  11. 28. Their responses...  <ul><ul><li>Arianna: “The Visit Art Now! button makes it so easy to immediately figure out where the art is.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Michelle: “The consistency of the navigation really helps to orient me when I check out different parts of the site.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jeffrey: “I really liked having the ability to search by different subjects and dates within the projects. Really helpful!” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Susan: “It was so easy to find information about what the organization does.” </li></ul></ul>
  12. 30. Meeting User Needs <ul><ul><li>Fun, visual site with engaging interaction design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consistent navigation and page design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Archived Projects and Talks accessible through multifaceted browse and search functions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple entry points for art and announcements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive map with directions to current projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stay connected to Public Art Fund through social media </li></ul></ul>
  13. 31. Easy Site Management <ul><ul><li>All pages are variants of five unique templates that we have created </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use of templates simplifies both the site construction as well as regular maintenance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The blog can be managed using a simple blog publishing application like WordPress  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This means minimal regular maintenance (less than 5 hours per week) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Site is consistent yet able to stay fresh for return users </li></ul></ul>
  14. 32. <ul><ul><li>Site functions as a home for patrons, bringing projects together under one roof </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy for different types of users to navigate  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engaging for users  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Archive at the center of the design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Past projects and talks easily browsable/searchable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to expand as needed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Announcements and Realm promoted in featured content on homepage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimal upkeep </li></ul></ul>Meeting Public Art Fund's Goals
  15. 33. DEHNK you very much.

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